Ayatollah Khamenei's Foreign Policy Orientation

  title={Ayatollah Khamenei's Foreign Policy Orientation},
  author={Masoud Kazemzadeh},
  journal={Comparative Strategy},
  pages={443 - 458}
This article analyzes the beliefs and patterns of behavior of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in regards to the nature of politics, political conflicts, and the role of agency in shaping events, strategy, and tactics. To do so, it discusses Khamenei's personal background, ideological formation, personality, and foreign policy statements. 
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